Responsible for handling, performing, evaluating and releasing results on laboratory specimens received for analysis. Includes performing all requirements relating to specimens and generating accurate, timely results and reporting. This position cannot function as a technical supervisor or technical consultant. Does not meet CLIA Regulations.
Performs all processes associated with testing of laboratory specimens (pre analytical, analytical and post analytical) on test systems according to established laboratory policies and procedures.
Performs and analyzes quality control materials. Performs quality assurance activities to ensure accuracy of specimen testing and reporting.
Maintains and troubleshoots complex instrumentation in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ensures corrective action completed and documented according to procedure prior to release of any testing results.
Prioritizes assigned duties and workload in blood bank to ensure completion meets established laboratory turnaround times.
Completes required annual competencies for systems by specified due date. Complies with all regulatory standards and maintains a working knowledge of the standards. Maintains knowledge of, demonstrates, and adheres to hospital and laboratory safety and compliance policies and procedures.
Demonstrates effective problem-solving skills in the lab and assists others to do the same. Demonstrates continual learning and assists others.
Practices effective and efficient use of supplies and reagents and actively participates in inventory control.
A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university and an associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) with at least 60 semester hours, or equivalent, from an accredited institution that, at a minimum, include either 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses that include 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination.
Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science
Two years of full-time experience in United States, Canada or an accredited laboratory (CMS CLIA certificate of registration, or JC accreditation) within the last four years.
5 Years of generalist experience.
Must be eligible for Medical Technologist certification upon hire. Medical Certification must be obtained within the first 9 months of employment in one of the following certifications: ASCP (America Society of Clinical Pathologists) certification or equivalent by: NCA (National Certification Agency) AMT (American Medical Technologist)
MLS or MT (ASCP)
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